An unusual event will be taking center stage at Fort Knox this weekend.The annual Psychic/Paranormal Faire features presentations from ghost hunters, UFO enthusiasts, an exorcist, as well as speakers and a psychic.The Bangor Ghost Trackers will be on hand to talk about their investigations at Fort Knox and other sites around Maine.The event runs Saturday and Sunday from 10 until 4 at Fort Knox in Prospect.THE BANGOR GHOST TRACKERS WILL BE ON HAND TO TALK ABOUT THEIR INVESTIGATIONS AT FORT KNOX AND OTHER SITES AROUND MAINE.THE EVENT RUNS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY FROM 10 UNTIL 4 AT FORT KNOX IN PROSPECT.
More than two months after a melee involving hundreds of students at Bates College, one of the students arrested in the incident made his first court appearance Thursday afternoon.Samuel Guilford is charged with aggravated assault and refusing to submit to arrest after police said he fought with an officer.Guilford did not have to enter a plea at Thursday’s appearance.Guilford was one of 11 students charged in connection with the melee.Police said a group of students who had been drinking became unruly outside a freshman dorm on the Bates campus in May.The incident left two police officers hurt, one seriously.Police said Lewiston Sgt.
Police have released more details regarding the crash in Orland Wednesday night that killed a 14-year-old boy.Police say Mark McDonald of Orland was riding with three friends when he rode out onto route 1 near the Narramissic River Bridge.He was hit by a pick-up and died at the scene.Authorities tell us at this point, that they don’t believe charges will be filed.In light of this tragedy Orland Consolidated School will be open Friday, July 30th from 9am to noon for students, parents, and friends to gather.Councilors will be on hand for folks to talk with.For more information you can go to www.rsu25.org
A 42-year-old lobsterman from Friendship has pleaded not guilty to charges he assaulted two other fishermen in a dispute over lobster traps.Toby Powell is accused of attacking two men because of allegations that Powell had cut lines to their lobster traps.According to court documents, Powell allegedly attacked one of the men with a drill and the other with a pipe wrench.The Maine Marine Patrol says it has been investigating a number of trap-cutting reports this season along the Maine coast.
The ferris wheel is up, and while it’s not spinning yet, many parts of the Bangor State Fair are already in motion.Bass Park director Mike Dyer is hoping to see about 75-thousand people this year and says there are plenty of new attractions for them.The Aussie Kingdom and the Swampmaster will run daily shows.
A man from Machias is going to prison for three years for an online scam involving the sale of baseball cards.66-year-old David Anderson was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to theft.Prosecutors say he offered items for sale on-line, including a large collection of baseballs card he had inherited from his father.Some customers complained they never received the cards, or the items weren’t in the condition described.